Pilot messages reveal 2016 concerns over safety of Boeing 737 MAX

Pilot messages reveal 2016 concerns over safety of Boeing 737 MAX

JUDY WOODRUFF: Newly revealed messages from Boeing pilots show that the company has known for several months now that there were concerns being raised by pilots about the 737 MAX’s safety. It’s leading to questions of whether Boeing misled the Federal Aviation Administration. Amna Nawaz is back with the story. AMNA NAWAZ: That’s right, Judy.… Read more Pilot messages reveal 2016 concerns over safety of Boeing 737 MAX

Small Planes Over Big Oceans (ETOPS Explained)

Small Planes Over Big Oceans (ETOPS Explained)

This Wendover Productions video was made possible by Hover. Get your unique domain and email from Hover by going to Hover.com/Wendover and using the code wendover at checkout. “It’ll be a cold day in hell before I let twins fly long-haul over-water routes.” Those were the words of Lynn Helms—administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration… Read more Small Planes Over Big Oceans (ETOPS Explained)

How did Niharika become a pilot? Interview with Flying Academy student pilot from India

How did Niharika become a pilot? Interview with Flying Academy student pilot from India

Hi, good morning! My name is Niharika and I’m from India, the capital New Delhi. I’m doing my instrument training, so I’m on my IFR instrument training process. I love being in the sky, I love being around the plane, it’s something which always makes me happy. The United States of America has the best… Read more How did Niharika become a pilot? Interview with Flying Academy student pilot from India

QF72 | Hero pilot Kevin Sullivan’s quick thinking saves 315 people | Sunday Night

QF72 | Hero pilot Kevin Sullivan’s quick thinking saves 315 people | Sunday Night

(plane engines roaring) (slow music) – [Reporter] It’s just after lunch onboard Qantas Flight 72 from Singapore to Perth. – Sir, would you like a drink? – [Reporter] Qantas flight attendant Fuzzy Maiava is busy attending to passengers in the cabin. – [Fuzzy] Orange juice for you, madam. – If I can make your flight… Read more QF72 | Hero pilot Kevin Sullivan’s quick thinking saves 315 people | Sunday Night

Drastic Changes in Airport Security After 9/11 Stir Controversy

Drastic Changes in Airport Security After 9/11 Stir Controversy

bjbjLULU JUDY WOODRUFF: Next, our continuing look at the impact of 9/11 a decade later. Tonight, we focus on how it’s affected air travel. NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden reports. TOM BEARDEN: This is where the greatest number of Americans have been affected in the post-9/11 world, the nation’s commercial airports. Passengers have been walking through… Read more Drastic Changes in Airport Security After 9/11 Stir Controversy